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2018 All-Air Force Wrestling Team Try outs Air Force seeks 2018 wrestling team members
Call for Airmen to compete for a position on the 2018 All-Air Force Wrestling Team
0 11/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF selects 2017 all-Air Force marathon team
The Air Force recently selected candidates to represent the Air Force in the Armed Forces Marathon Championship in Washington D.C., Oct. 19-23, 2017.
0 10/05
2017
Default Air Force Logo AF Sports seeks softball players for training camps, championships
The Air Force is looking for men and women softball players to attend trial camps Aug. 31-Sept. 17, 2017, with the potential to compete in the Armed Forces Championships Sept. 18-24 and USA Nationals Softball Championships Sept. 29-Oct. 1.
0 6/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Air Force bowling centers offering Kids Bowl Free program
This summer, children at Air Force installations have the opportunity to bowl for free, thanks to the Kids Bowl Free program.
0 5/26
2017
Falcons' head coach Troy Calhoun leads Air Force on to the field at Falcon Stadium, Sept. 3, to take on the Abilene Christian University Wildcats. Air Force beat Abilene 37-21. (U.S. Air Force photo/Darcie Ibidapo) Falcons to compete in Arizona Bowl, Dec. 30
Falcons head coach Troy Calhoun said he’s “delighted” Air Force will compete against the University of South Alabama Jaguars Dec. 30 in the Arizona Bowl in Tucson, Arizona.
0 12/06
2016
Participants of the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program’s Northeast Warrior CARE Event shoot archery on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 18, 2016. The AFW2 regional CARE event provided a holistic opportunity for wounded warriors to enhance the four domains -- physical, mental, spiritual and social – of Comprehensive Airman Fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross) Wounded warriors given avenues during CARE event
Nearly 130 Air Force wounded warriors and caregivers attending the latest Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program’s CARE event at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, from Nov. 14-18 received tools and resources to help them deal with their individual challenges.
0 11/18
2016
Pole vaulter Air Force 1st Lt. Cale Simmons clears the bar during the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Ore., July 2, 2016. Two days later, he secured a spot on the U.S. Olympic team with a second-place finish in the finals. Army photo by David Vergun Airman vaults to spot on US Olympic team
First Lt. Cale Simmons, who cleared the bar at 5.65 meters -- 18 feet, 6.4 inches -- in the men's pole vault finals, secured a spot on the U.S. Olympic team at the U.S. Olympic team track and field finals at Eugene, Oregon.
0 7/08
2016
Members of the Air Force soccer team with their gold medals after winning the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship at Fort Benning, Ga., May 13, 2016. Air Force prevailed in their rematch against Navy 3-2 on May 13 to capture the gold after a weeklong tournament at Fort Benning. (Courtesy photo/Steven Dinote) AF captures 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer gold
Air Force prevailed in their rematch against Navy 3-2 on May 13 to capture the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship after a weeklong tournament at Fort Benning, Georgia.
0 5/19
2016
Staff Sgt. Gideon Connelly, left, and France's Michael Mayali sprint during the men's 200-meter dash at the Invictus Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., May 10, 2016. Mayali earned the silver medal, and Connelly, a member of the Maryland Air National Guard, took the bronze medal. (Defense Department photo/Roger Wollenberg)  Guardsman sprints to multiple medals at Invictus Games
Staff Sgt. Gideon Connelly, the only Air National Guardsman on the American team, earned a silver medal in the 4x100 relay and bronze medals in the 100- and 200-meter races during this year’s Invictus Games at the ESPN World Wide of Sports Complex in Orlando.
0 5/13
2016
Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro throws a shotput during the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Fla., May 10, 2016. He earned a gold medal in the men’s shot put in his disability category. (DOD photo/EJ Hersom) Del Toro inspires others during Invictus Games, earns gold at shot put
Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro is all about smiles and inspiring others as he competes at the Invictus Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando.
0 5/12
2016
Former President George W. Bush fist bumps with Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro during the 2016 Invictus Games Symposium on Invisible Wounds in Orlando, Fla., May 8, 2016. The symposium, hosted by Bush and Britain’s Prince Harry, sought to destigmatize the victims of post-traumatic stress and other injuries that are not readily visible. DoD photo by EJ Hersom Prince Harry, former President Bush stress importance of healing invisible wounds
Great Britain’s Prince Harry, former President George W. Bush, and service members from each of their nations led a discussion at the 2016 Invictus Games Symposium on Invisible Wounds presented May 8 by the George W. Bush Institute in Orlando, Florida.
0 5/11
2016
Staff Sgt. Ryan Savage, a 91st Security Forces Group evaluator, lands a punch on his opponent during a match in Minot, N.D., May 7, 2016. Savage is a current state and regional champion and will compete for national champion in the 152-pound weight class. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Sullivan) A boxing savage
Nine times out of 10, hitting someone in the face could land an assault charge. That isn't the case for Staff Sgt. Ryan Savage, a successful amateur boxer in his spare time.
0 5/10
2016
Fireworks erupt as the flags of 15 nations are displayed during the opening ceremony for Invictus Games 2016 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., May 8, 2016. The 2016 Invictus Games officially kicked off with the ceremony and wounded warriors will compete over the next five days in multiple adaptive sports events. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace) Let the healing begin: Invictus Games kick off
The thudding noise of helicopter blades cut through the air, bright-colored lights sliced through smoke and fans cheered to honor the more than 500 military competitors from 15 nations who gathered at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, on May 8 to compete in Invictus Games 2016.
0 5/09
2016
First Lt. Clayton Gable (right), a 2nd Space Warning Squadron supervisory statistician, wrestles at the Armed Forces Championships Feb. 20, 2016, at Naval Base Kitsap, Wash. Gable wrestled for the U.S. Air Force Academy and continues to wrestle for the Air Force wrestling team. (Courtesy photo) Academy grad returns to the mat for chance at becoming a champion
Coming from a small town in southern Pennsylvania, 1st Lt. Clayton Gable, a 2nd Space Warning Squadron supervisory statistician, grew up in a family that had a heritage in wrestling. He would excel in high school and at the Academy and now wrestles on the Air Force team.
0 5/08
2016
Senior Airman Francisco Perez Castillo, of the 96th Maintenance Group, comes up for air while swimming the breaststroke March 22, 2016, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The 26-year-old Airman was recently inducted into the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico’s sports hall of fame. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) Airman swims into university’s hall of fame
For one 96th Test Wing Airman, the wild blue yonder isn't overhead but below and in front of his gaze as he stands on the starting block waiting for his signal. Upon the alert, he blasts off and pierces his calm blue horizon to begin a competitive swim. Senior Airman Francisco Perez Castillo, a 96th Maintenance Group administrator, has been swimming since age 4. He joined his first swim team a year after that.
0 4/25
2016
Default Air Force Logo Online registration for 2016 DOD Warrior Games now open
Online registration is now open to participate in the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games at cvent.com. Volunteers, media and distinguished visitors -- as well as selected athletes, family members, non-medical attendants, staff and coaches -- must register online to participate.
0 4/14
2016
Capt. Daniel Castle, a 349th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, is passionate about running for the love of competition, reducing stress and pushing himself to do the best in everything he does. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury) Pilot chases Olympic dreams
Capt. Daniel Castle, a 349th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, is one of five Airmen selected throughout the Air Force to participate in the World Class Athlete Program, which allows service members of all branches to train as their primary duty.
1 8/20
2015
Lt. Col. Mark Gould reaches for another round during the Dave Cramer Memorial Smallbore Regional Prone Metric NRA Regional Tournament in New Freedom, Pa., June 27, 2015. Gould, a foreign liaison officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Office of Partner Engagement at the Pentagon, finished second in his class and fourth overall at the tournament. Gould has been involved in competitive shooting for the past 23 years and has been a member of the Air Force International Rifle Team for 17 years. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Christopher Gross) Quest for perfection: Airman strives for flawless execution
It’s a sport in which a fraction of an inch could mean the difference between a first place finish or dropping 30 spots. Competitive rifle shooting requires patience, accuracy and control. Lt. Col. Mark Gould started the sport more than 23 years ago and he has been pulling the trigger ever since.
1 7/23
2015
Default Air Force Logo 2015 Warrior Games to be Held at Quantico
The Defense Department’s Warrior Games 2015 will take place June 19-28 at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, according to a DOD news release issued March 16. The DOD Warrior Games is an annual sporting competition bringing together wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from across the country, according to the release.
0 3/17
2015
Maj. Ian Holt, orange jersey, fights for position on a velodrome track during the 2014 Elite Nationals in Rock Hill, S.C. Holt is an elite cyclist representing the Air Force and U.S. military in events in America and abroad. Holt is the Headquarters Air Force Space Command vault concepts lead. (Courtesy photo) Riding for the future of cycling
Following a full day of work developing Air Force models, Maj. Ian Holt, mounts his Felt bicycle and starts pedaling on a three-hour training ride. It's all part of the regimen prescribed by his coach leading up to the sixth Conseil International du Sport Militaire - the international military sports championships.
0 2/24
2015
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